Real Estate Development

Infrastructure Contributions
June 2018

A PwC report commissioned by the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) NSW has revealed the economic cost of the NSW State Government’s proposed tax increase on housing.

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Global Trends In Mixed Use Development: The New Paradigm In Urban Placemaking
14 May 2015

Urbis Director Sarah Horsfield has presented on Global Trends in Mixed Use Development: The New Paradigm in Urban Placemaking at the 2015 Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) Congress held recently in Melbourne.

In her presentation, Sarah discusses the megatrends that are taking place in planning mixed use developments and the rise of open spaces, amenities. The needs of millennials are changing, with inner cities undergoing a renaissance as tech companies abandon suburbia to meet the urban aspirations of this generation.

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Urban Renewal Guidebook
KPMG and Clayton Utz

Right across Australia and around the world, massive opportunities exist for cities to improve their competitiveness, productivity, liveability and economic viability through urban renewal. A growing number of Australia’s leading cities have already designed and launched significant urban renewal projects, and many are already seeing the benefits of their investments.

This report reflects many of the lessons and best practices that KPMG and Clayton Ute have gained from their combined experience in the field. They hope that, by compiling these insights and experiences into a single document, they can provide a comprehensive guide to urban renewal for city and state leaders while also adding to the body of knowledge on urban renewal.

However, as a ‘guidebook’, KPMG and Clayton Utz also recognise the limitations of this report and, as such, strongly recommend that readers solicit expert advice and counsel as early as possible in the urban renewal process

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